Saturday, June 17, 2017

Slavery

"The difference between slaves in Roman and Ottoman days and today's employees is that slaves did not need to flatter their boss." -- Nassim Taleb, The Bed of Procrustes

1 comment:

  1. I can think of a couple other differences.

    Also, are we quite sure that slaves didn't need to flatter their masters?

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